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Anne Constable

Female - Aft 1518


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Anne Constable was born in in of Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England (daughter of Robert Constable and Agnes Wentworth); died after 1518.

    Family/Spouse: William Tyrwhit. William (son of Robert Tyrwhit and Jane Waterton) was born about 1456 in of Kettleby, Lincolnshire, England; died on 9 Apr 1522; was buried in Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Robert Tyrwhit was born about 1482 in of Kettleby, Lincolnshire, England; died on 4 Jul 1548 in Kettleby, Lincolnshire, England; was buried in Wrawby, Kettleby, Lincolnshire, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Robert Constable was born in in of Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England (son of Robert Constable and Agnes Gascoigne); died on 23 May 1488.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 4 Apr 1423, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, Yorkshire, England

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Lincolnshire 1459, and for Yorkshire 1478.

    Sheriff of Yorkshire 1461-3; Sheriff of Lincolnshire 1466-7; Justice of the Peace for the East Riding of Yorkshire 1453-88. Possibly Mayor of York at some point (not confirmed).

    Joan Kirby, in The Plumpton Letters and Papers (Camden Society, 5th Series 8, Royal Historical Society, 1996), says of him "A political trimmer, he remained on the East Riding bench throughout every revolution from 1453 until his death." Another source calls him an "administorial 'Vicar of Bray'."

    In an odd side note, he was part owner of a pirate ship in 1473, which we know because he was ordered to pay compensation for its attacks on Scottish shipping.

    GX3-grandfather of the English poet and Catholic recusant Henry Constable (1562-1613), best known for Diana, one of the first sonnet sequences. The descent:

    Sir Robert Constable, judge, diplomat, and MP (1423-1488)
    Sir Marmaduke Constable, soldier and courtier (1457-1518)
    Sir Marmaduke Constable (1480-1545)
    Sir Robert Constable, soldier and MP (1495-1558)
    Sir Robert Constable, soldier and MP (1522-1591)
    Henry Constable (1562-1613)

    Robert married Agnes Wentworth. Agnes (daughter of Roger Wentworth and Margery le Despenser) was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England; died on 20 Apr 1496. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Agnes Wentworth was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England (daughter of Roger Wentworth and Margery le Despenser); died on 20 Apr 1496.
    Children:
    1. 1. Anne Constable was born in in of Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England; died after 1518.
    2. Marmaduke Constable was born in 1443 in of Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England; died on 29 Nov 1518; was buried in Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Robert Constable was born in in of Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England (son of Marmaduke Constable and Catherine Cumberworth); died between 23 May 1441 and 16 Jun 1441.

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Yorkshire.

    Robert married Agnes Gascoigne about 1422. Agnes (daughter of William Gascoigne and Joan de Pickering) was born about 1401; died between 7 Jan 1466 and 5 Feb 1466. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Agnes Gascoigne was born about 1401 (daughter of William Gascoigne and Joan de Pickering); died between 7 Jan 1466 and 5 Feb 1466.
    Children:
    1. 2. Robert Constable was born in in of Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England; died on 23 May 1488.

  3. 6.  Roger Wentworth was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England (son of John Wentworth and Agnes Dronsfield); died on 24 Oct 1452.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England
    • Alternate death: Aft 5 Jun 1452
    • Alternate death: 21 Oct 1452

    Notes:

    According to Gary Boyd Roberts, 600D, Margery le Despenser and Sir Roger Wentworth were ancestors to Thomas Jefferson, to Jefferson's wife Martha Wayles, and to Edith Bolling, wife of Woodrow Wilson.

    Descent to Thomas Jefferson:

    1. Margery le Despenser = Sir Roger Wentworth
    2. Margaret Wentworth = Sir William Hopton
    3. Margaret Hopton = Sir Philip Booth
    4. Audrey Booth = Sir William Lytton
    5. Sir Robert Lytton = Frances Cavalery
    6. Anne Lytton = Sir John Borlase
    7. Anne Borlase = Sir Euseby Isham
    8. William Isham = Mary Brett
    9. Henry Isham of Virginia (emigrant) = Mrs. Katherine Banks Royall
    10. Mary Isham = William Randolph of Virginia (emigrant)
    11. Isham Randoph = Jane Roberts
    12. Jane Randolph = Peter Jefferson
    13. Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States

    Descent to Martha Wayles:

    10. Anne Isham (sister of Mary Isham) = Francis Epes III
    11. Francis Epes IV = Sarah (maiden name unknown)
    12. Martha Epes = John Wayles
    13. Martha Wayles = (1) Bathurst Skelton; (2) Thomas Jefferson

    Descent to Edith Bolling:

    13. Mary Jefferson (sister of Thomas Jefferson) = John Bolling III (great-great-great grandson of Pocahontas and John Rolfe)
    14. Archibald Bolling = Catherine Payne
    15. Archibald Bolling, Jr. = Anne E. Wigginton
    16. William Holcombe Bolling = Sallie Spiers White
    17. Edith Bolling = (1) Norman Galt; (2) Thomas Woodrow Wilson

    This couple were also ancestors of Jane Seymour and thus of Edward VI:

    Margery le Despenser (1399-1478) = Sir Roger Wentworth (d. 1452)
    Philip Wentworth (1424-1464) = Mary Clifford (1416-1478)
    Henry Wentworth (1448-1501) = Ann Saye (1453-1484)
    Margaret Wentworth (1478-1550) = John Seymour (1476-1536)
    Jane Seymour (1508-1537) = Henry VIII (1491-1547)
    Edward VI (1537-1553)

    And of Ada Lovelace, pioneer of computer programming:

    Roger Wentworth (d. 1452) = Margery le Despenser (1399-1478)
    Philip Wentworth (1424-1464) = Mary Clifford (1416-1478)
    Henry Wentworth (1448-1501) = Ann Saye (1453-1484)
    Richard Wentworth (1480-1528) = Anne Tyrell (1480-1534)
    Thomas Wentworth, 1st Baron Wentworth (1501-1551) = Margaret Fortescue (1550-1551)
    Thomas Wentworth, 2nd Baron Wentworth (1525-1584) = Anne Wentworth (d. 1571)
    Henry Wentworth, 3rd Baron Wentworth (1558-1593) = Anne Hopton (1561-1625)
    Thomas Wentworth, 5th Baron Wentworth (1591-1667) = Anne Crofts (d. 1637/8)
    Anne Wentworth, 7th Baron Wentworth (1623-1697) = John Lovelace (d. 1670)
    William Noel (1642-1675) = Margaret Lovelace (1644-1671)
    John Noel (1668-1697) = Mary Clobery (1672-1751)
    Clobery Noel (1695-1733) = Elizabeth Rowney (d. 1743)
    Edward Noel, 9th Baron Wentworth (1715-1774) = Judith Lamb (d. 1761)
    Judith Noel (1751-1825) = Ralph Milbanke (d. 1793)
    Anne Noel-Byron, 11th Baron Wentworth (1792-1860) = George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824)
    Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (Ada Lovelace) (1815-1852)

    They are also ancestral to Megan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, wife of Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne. Notably, Roger and Marjory's son Philip Wentworth and his wife Mary Clifford are the most recent common ancestors shared by Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess:

    Roger Wentworth (d. 1452) = Margery le Despenser (1399-1478)
    Philip Wentworth (1424-1464) = Mary Clifford (1416-1478)
    Elizabeth Wentworth (1440-1480) = Martin De La See (1420-1494)
    Jane At See (1464-1528) = Piers Hildyard (1460-1502)
    Isabel Hildyard (1500-1540) = Ralph Legard (1490-1540)
    Joan Legard (1530-1586) = Richard Skepper (1495-1556)
    Edward Skepper (1552-1629) = Mary Robinson (1576-1630)
    Rev. William Skepper (1597-1646) of Boston, MA (d. 1640-50) = unknown 1st wife
    Jane Skepper (1635-1682) = Abraham Browne (1630-1690)
    Jane Brown (b. 1657) = Henry Lunt (1653-1709)
    Jane Lunt (1693-1743) = Nathaniel Drake (1695-1763)
    Abraham Drake (1726-1805) = Martha Eaton (1730-1799)
    Martha Drake (1767-1841) = John Smith (1760-1842)
    John Smith (1792-1866) = Mary "Polly" Mudgett (1797-1869)
    Mary Hussey Smith (1822-1908) = Jacob Lee Merrill (1818-1899)
    George David Merrill (1861-1924) = Mary Bird (1862-1925)
    Gertrude May Merrill (1887-1938) = Frederick George Sanders (1873-1944)
    Doris May Sanders (1920-2011) = Gordon Arnold Markle (1918-1982)
    Thomas Wayne Markle (1944- ) = Doria L. Ragland (1956- )
    (Rachel) Megan Markle (1981- ) = Prince Henry Charles Albert David (1984- )

    Roger married Margery le Despenser before 2 Mar 1423. Margery (daughter of Philip le Despenser and Elizabeth de Tibetot) was born about 1399 in of Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England; died on 20 Apr 1478; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Margery le Despenser was born about 1399 in of Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England (daughter of Philip le Despenser and Elizabeth de Tibetot); died on 20 Apr 1478; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
    Children:
    1. 3. Agnes Wentworth was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England; died on 20 Apr 1496.
    2. Henry Wentworth was born in in of Codham Hall in Wethersfield, Essex, England; died on 22 Mar 1483.
    3. Margaret Wentworth died on 20 Apr 1478.
    4. Philip Wentworth was born about 1424; died on 18 May 1464 in Middleham, Yorkshire, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Marmaduke Constable (son of Robert Constable and Margaret Skipwith); died before 5 Aug 1404; was buried in Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England.

    Marmaduke married Catherine Cumberworth. Catherine (daughter of Robert Cumberworth and Sybil Ergham) was born in in of Somerby, Lincolnshire, England; died about 1404. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Catherine Cumberworth was born in in of Somerby, Lincolnshire, England (daughter of Robert Cumberworth and Sybil Ergham); died about 1404.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 5 Aug 1404

    Children:
    1. 4. Robert Constable was born in in of Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England; died between 23 May 1441 and 16 Jun 1441.

  3. 10.  William Gascoigne was born in 1350 in Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, England (son of William Gascoigne and Agnes Franke); died on 6 Dec 1419; was buried in Harewood, Yorkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 17 Dec 1419

    Notes:

    Chief Justice of England. "His reputation is that of a great lawyer who in times of doubt and danger asserted the principle that the head of state is subject to law, and that the traditional practice of public officers, or the expressed voice of the nation in parliament, and not the will of the monarch or any part of the legislature, must guide the tribunals of the country." [Wikipedia]

    William married Joan de Pickering after 1396. Joan (daughter of James Pickering, Speaker of the House of Commons and Agnes) was born about 1360; died between 1 May 1426 and 12 Jun 1426. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Joan de Pickering was born about 1360 (daughter of James Pickering, Speaker of the House of Commons and Agnes); died between 1 May 1426 and 12 Jun 1426.

    Notes:

    She was not a daughter of a William Pickering, the ODNB and other sources notwithstanding. John Watson has shown that she was almost certainly a daughter of James Pickering, speaker of the House of Commons, who d. 1398.

    Children:
    1. 5. Agnes Gascoigne was born about 1401; died between 7 Jan 1466 and 5 Feb 1466.

  5. 12.  John Wentworth was born in in of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England (son of John Wentworth and Alice Bissett); died after 1413.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 1415 and 1420
    • Alternate death: 1425
    • Alternate death: 15 Oct 1425

    Notes:

    Most recent common ancestor of two out of TNH's four attested "gateway ancestors", Olive Welby (through his son Roger) and William Wentworth (through his son John).

    John married Agnes Dronsfield in 1407. Agnes (daughter of John Dronsfield and Joan de Stainton) was born in in of West Bretton, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England; died on 3 Oct 1430. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Agnes Dronsfield was born in in of West Bretton, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England (daughter of John Dronsfield and Joan de Stainton); died on 3 Oct 1430.
    Children:
    1. John Wentworth was born in in of North Elmsall, Yorkshire, England; died between 1415 and 1420.
    2. 6. Roger Wentworth was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England; died on 24 Oct 1452.
    3. Richard Wentworth was born in in of West Bretton, Yorkshire, England; died after 20 Dec 1477.

  7. 14.  Philip le Despenser was born about 1365 in of Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England (son of Philip le Despenser and Elizabeth); died on 20 Jun 1424.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1365 and 1366, of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England

    Philip married Elizabeth de Tibetot before 23 Nov 1385. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Tibetot and Margaret Deincourt) was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England; died before 20 Jun 1424; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Elizabeth de Tibetot was born in in of Nettlestead, Bosmere, Suffolk, England (daughter of Robert Tibetot and Margaret Deincourt); died before 20 Jun 1424; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1371, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

    Notes:

    Or Tybotot, or Tiptoft.

    Children:
    1. 7. Margery le Despenser was born about 1399 in of Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England; died on 20 Apr 1478; was buried in Grey Friars, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.